Established in 1920, The Hewitt School is an independent K-12 girls school located in New York City. We inspire girls and young women to become game changers and ethical leaders who forge an equitable, sustainable, and joyous future. Hewitt empowers and expects our community members to embrace multiple points of view, to engage others with empathy and integrity, and to champion equity and justice in all areas of our lives. As a community, Hewitt is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
The Hewitt School is seeking middle school classroom assistants to provide in-person classroom supervision for the 2020-2021 school year.
Support head teachers by providing in-person supervision for small groups of students and managing the technology required to provide digital instruction
Supervise students during transitions and manage foot traffic in hallways
Monitor students during arrival, recess, lunch, and dismissal and reinforce community standards for health and safety
Escort students to and from classes
Maintain the safety and cleanliness of learning spaces by following sanitization protocols
Participate in faculty meetings
Experience working with upper elementary and middle school students
A firm, compassionate approach to supporting students as they adapt to new routines, schedules, and health and safety protocols
Experience with responsive classroom techniques preferred
Commitment to anti-bias education and social justice
Culturally responsive approach to working with a diverse group of students and colleagues
Commitment to student health, safety, and growth
Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice
Professional practice and ability to model flexibility and problem-solving
TO APPLY: Please submit a resumé, cover letter, and examples of previous relevant work to [email protected]Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled; applicants should apply as soon as possible for consideration.
The successful candidate for this position must be able to provide employment references, successfully complete a post-offer background check (criminal background check and verification of education and prior employment), submit a completed physical exam by a licensed medical practitioner stating they are able to perform the essential functions of the position, and demonstrate legal work authorization to work in the United States.
The Hewitt School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination.
About The Hewitt School
The Hewitt School is an independent college preparatory school for girls in kindergarten through grade twelve with 530 students. Our mission is to provide a rigorous and stimulating academic program that encourages independent thinking and creativity. The school values each girl’s individual talents and encourages respect for the diverse interests and backgrounds of others. Hewitt’s small size and supportive environment enable each student to reach her full potential and to become a responsible and socially aware leader. In keeping with its motto “By Faith and Courage,” Hewitt seeks to instill in each girl lifelong faith in herself, personal integrity, and the courage to face challenges with confidence. Hewitt is an inclusive and diverse community of students, faculty, administration, board of trustees, and staff and continues to integrate diversity into the life of the school. Hewitt respects and values individuals whose differences include age, ethnicity, family structure, gender, learning styles, physical ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.